JAYZ and Beyonce have released an album together, The Carters. In this album JAYZ is quick to give a shout out to his partner and the president of Roc Nation Sports, part of an entertainment company that backs artists from musicians to sports figures. OG Juan and his wife Desire Perez have been as close as family to Jay for decades. JAYZ makes it clear in many of his tracks that his friends, including OG Juan, are his family and his great successes are his whole extended family’s successes.
Jay and OG Juan were first introduced in 1996, the connection was instant. They have worked together on many different projects, not limited to, a record label, running a studio, albums, business ventures and in 2013, Roc Nation. OG Juan and his wife Deriree Perez have been an integral part of many of Jay’s business ventures. And Jay has supported and acknowledged this long term friendship on many of his albums, starting with The Black Album in 2003.
OG and Jay share a favorite past time, sports, and it was because of this shared love of sports they they decided Roc Nation would represent and support not only musical talents, but also support great sports figures as well. Desiree Perez, referred to as Dez, in many shout outs from Jay and Beyonce, is the COO of Roc Nation, she is accredited with many of the businesses successful financial decisions and over the years has been referred to as Jay’s righthand woman. OG Juan and his wife Desiree (Dez) Perez have been working along side JAYZ for years, they support each other, and who better to have your back then someone you consider family. Learn More.